Women Make Waves International Film Festival


La Pointe-Courte

Agnès Varda 1954 France Fiction b/w 89min French 35mm
After four years of living together, a man and a a woman are on the crossroads of splitting. The man returns to his hometown Pointe Courte, a fishing village near Sete. With the woman coming, they walk and recollect their past, rediscovering their selves and reality. At the same time, people in the village lead their ordinary lives. Their worry of work, their love stories and disputations are crossed with the couple's destiny......


Agnès Varda

French filmmaker born in 1928. Greek father. French mother. Short studies in Paris. Photographer in the fifties. In 1954, she creates a film company CINE-TAMARIS for debut feature La Pointe Courte, which gave her the title of "Grand Mother of the French New Wave". Among 33 short and long, the best known films of Agnès are Cléo from 5 to 7(1961), Vagabond(1985), Jacquot de Nantes (1990), The Gleaners and I (2000), The Beaches Of Agnes (2008) and Visages Villages (2017).

Agnès Varda

2017 Faces Places

2008 The Beaches of Agnès

2000 The Gleaners and I

1994 A Hundred and One Nights

1993 The Young Girls Turn 25

1987 Kung-Fu Master!

1985 Vagabond

1977 One Sings, the Other Doesn't

1969 Lions Love

1967 Far From Vietnam

1965 Happiness

1962 Cléo from 5 to 7

1955 La Pointe Courte

Director & Screenwriter/ Agnès Varda
Cinematographer/ Louis Soulanes, Paul Soulignac, Louis Stein

Editor/ Alain Resnais
Cast/  Philippe Noiret, Silvia Monfort, Marcel Jouet